Match details

Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 25 April 1973 at 19:30 Stadium: White Hart Lane
Competition: UEFA Cup Semi-final 2L Attendance: 46,919
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Angonese A ( Italy)
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: BIll Nicholson

Opposition lineup

Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear, Ralph Coates, Mike England, Cyril Knowles, Steve Perryman, Philip Beal, Martin Peters, Alan Gilzean, Martin Chivers, John Pratt

Opposition goals

Martin Peters 49'
Martin Peters 72'

Opposition substitutions

Cyril Knowles out for Jimmy Pearce 57'
Joe Kinnear out for Ray Evans 71'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.49
- Average age of the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup: 27.97
- Liverpool lose, but win the tie on the 'away-goals' ruling. Bill Shankly's after-match quote: "For both teams to give that sort of display after each playing more than 60 games this season was unbelievable. It was a fantastic game and so close, but we are obviously glad to be in the final and will now go for the double."

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